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Sale 893 — The Dr. Alfred S. Martin Collection, Part 1

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 March, 2005

Category — Sanitary Fair

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
205
c
Sale Number 893, Lot Number 205, Sanitary FairGreat Central Fair, Great Central FairGreat Central Fair. Illustrated battlefield scene with fallen soldier in black, return address imprint at side, on 2c Black Jack Entire (U46), unsealed and addressed locally, "Great Central Fair. June 23, 1864" circular datestamp clearly struck at lower left, stamp cancelled by "Philada. Pa. Post Office" double-circle datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST OF THREE RECORDED BLACK JACK ENTIRES WITH THE GREAT CENTRAL FAIR POSTMARK. A WONDERFUL POSTAL HISTORY RARITY.

Each of the three recorded entires is addressed in the same hand to different local residents (see Kantor book, Fig. 138).

E. 2,500-3,500
3,750
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